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38 Famous Quotes About Prayer On Inner Life

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I think we’re all related, I do. Positive thoughts, I assume. I trust in the strength of priesthood. I believe in getting progress into the universe. And I trust in each other’s love. Prayer opens the heart to a beautiful life because it is the way by which happiness fills the heart when it is hollow. Top 38 popular quotes about prayer on inner life prayer.

1. “I’m not proud that, in my time, I’ve tried to harness the power of prayer to fit into a pair of jeans.” — Faith Salie

2. “It’s completely through prayer that I came to believe in God. I just sensed a presence south of my neck.” — Mary Karr

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3. “Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of the creation. It makes history possible.” — Jacques Ellul

4. “Writing about prayer to a secular audience is tap-dancing on the radio. I want to say, ‘Gee whiz, isn’t this great,’ and have everyone’s head cocked like the RCA dog.” — Mary Karr

5. “If God can bring blessing from the broken body of Jesus and glory from something that’s obscene as the cross, He can bring blessing from my problems and my pain and my unanswered prayer.” — Anne Graham Lotz

6. “I get up earlier than my husband and I intentionally spend time in prayer and Bible reading just to focus myself for the day, because the days get crazy.” — Anne Graham Lotz

7. “I find a great deal of comfort and care in my faith and prayer. I’d sooner do without air than prayer.” — Mary Karr

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8. “Prayer is a method practised from ancient days, so it’s very important for us to maintain a spiritual connection, something that people, gladiators would do years ago, so we’re just maintaining that routine.” — Anthony Joshua

9. “Prayer is a form of meditation, isn’t it? It’s laws of attraction: whatever you put out into the universe is what it receives. It’s just kind of putting your thoughts out into the universe.” — Anthony Joshua

10. “I pray quite a bit, actually. And even if you don’t believe in prayer, just have a go. Pray for a good day, or just pray for your friend, or whatever it might be. And it’s amazing, man, ’cause it absolutely works. I guarantee, it genuinely does work.” — Rob Halford

11. “When I put my faith in Jesus Christ as my savior, and I asked him to forgive and to come into my life, and He does – from that moment forward I have established a personal relationship with God that I have to develop, you know, through Bible reading and prayer, and living my life for him.” — Anne Graham Lotz

12. “Prayer is the most important thing that I do.” — Wayne Huizenga

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13. “In my opinion, it is a mistake to expect in prayer a response from God. Often, God’s response is outside prayer. And often, we do not link up an outside response with the effort we put into prayer.” — Basil Hume

14. “The ‘means of grace’ are such as Bible reading, private prayer, and regularly worshiping God in Church, wherein one hears the Word taught and participates in the Lord’s Supper. I lay it down as a simple matter of fact that no one who is careless about such things must ever expect to make much progress in sanctification.” — J. C. Ryle

15. “It is not because we are drawn to prayer that we first begin to pray; more often, we have to begin prayer, and then the taste and the desire for it come.” — Basil Hume

16. “With continued prayer and an equally-determined commitment to action for needed anti-violence reforms, let us resolve to work toward a new era in which every American child and every adult are protected from the ravages of brutality, safe and secure in our homes and schools and communities.” — Bernice King

17. “The experience of prayer when there is no awareness of God and no apparent response from ourselves should not lead us to escape from prayer or give it up.” — Basil Hume

18. “I’m really in touch, whether it’s prayer or meditation… there are so many powers greater than me in the world. I’ve been blessed and lucky enough to have been given a gift to share with other people.” — Lindsay Lohan

19. “While doing centering prayer, the practice is to let go of any thought or perception. The priority is to be as silent as possible and when that is not possible to let the noise of the thoughts be the sacred symbol for a while, without analyzing them.” — Thomas Keating

20. “The most common phrase bandied about these days is ‘Oh my God’. People say it automatically all the time – not realising that that’s a form of prayer.” — Morrissey

21. “I have never separated the writing of poetry from prayer. I have grown up believing it is a vocation, a religious vocation.” — Derek Walcott

22. “A word is an arbitrary label – that’s the foundation of linguistics. But many people think otherwise. They believe in word magic: that uttering a spell, incantation, curse, or prayer can change the world. Don’t snicker: Would you ever say, ‘Nothing has gone wrong yet’ without looking for wood to knock?” — Steven Pinker

23. “The serenity prayer, ‘God grant me the strength to accept…’ That’s a prayer that’s actually in my car. I say it every day.” — Lauren London

24. “One of the greatest attacks of the enemy is to make you busy, to make you hurried, to make you noisy, to make you distracted, to fill the people of God and the Church of God with so much noise and activity that there is no room for prayer. There is no room for being alone with God. There is no room for silence. There is no room for meditation.” — Paul Washer

25. “I always carry prayer cards to St. Jude and St. Martha with me.” — Patsy Kensit

26. “Just everything that I’ve done, everything that I do, is to this day, all major decisions are all through prayer – all my actions, although a sinner, but you know what? I’m cool with that.” — Terry Bradshaw

27. “How can we condemn those who are truly blinded by evil? We can’t. We shouldn’t. How do we bring about conversion of those living in blindness? By love. By truth in charity. By offering forgiveness. By offering mercy. With prayer.” — Abby Johnson

28. “I ask everyone in Russia to pray for me, beginning with the bishops, whose whole life is a single prayer. I ask prayers also of those who humbly do not believe in the efficacy of their prayers, as well as of those who do not believe in prayer at all and even consider it useless.” — Nikolai Gogol

29. “My mom is very structured. She gets up, she does her prayers, and she eats her oatmeal with blueberries and Greek yogurt, and she has her prayer list, and she doesn’t worry too much about things.” — Maria Bamford

30. “The Lord’s prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.” — Duke of Wellington

31. “I think intuition can be a form of answered prayer. You do the best you can – thinking, figuring, planning – and then you pray.” — Conrad Hilton

32. “At the end of the day, when I kick back with some barbecue and a CokeZero in front of a blockbuster film playing within the convenience of my fully air-conditioned house, I’ll say a small prayer thanking God for the American culture.” — Steven Crowder

33. “All I did was pray to God, every day. In prison camp, the main prayer was, ‘Get me home alive, God, and I’ll seek you and serve you.’ I came home, got wrapped up in the celebration, and forgot about the hundreds of promises I’d made to God.” — Louis Zamperini

34. “Every time in my life when I have chosen to delay following inspired counsel or decided that I was an exception, I came to know that I had put myself in harm’s way. Every time that I have listened to the counsel of prophets, felt it confirmed in prayer, and then followed it, I have found that I moved toward safety.” — Henry B. Eyring

35. “My prayer for you, Donald Trump, would be for you to have an opportunity to experience the delight and the joy of what oneness truly is. And if you can have that in your life, if you could feel that feeling in your life, then my prayer would be that your division and your separation, your attack, would dissolve with that boundary.” — Gabrielle Bernstein

36. “Prayer becomes more meaningful as we counsel with the Lord in all of our doings, as we express heartfelt gratitude, and as we pray for others.” — David A. Bednar

37. “It’s the perfect environment for prayer. Chanting in Greek… is like a beautiful opera, but way better.” — Troy Polamalu

38. “If we really want to achieve true prayer, we must turn our backs upon everything temporal, everything external, everything that is not divine.” — Johannes Tauler

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